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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-08-2014, 04:34 PM
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Posted By MiamiMotorcyclist
Eek I heard that exact answer more than a few times...

I heard that exact answer more than a few times when I worked in parts at a multi line dealer. We carried all four Japanese brands plus ducati and bmw so that really didn't narrow it down much.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-08-2014, 09:04 PM
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Views: 1,848,158
Posted By MiamiMotorcyclist
Rreminds me of the night a car came along side of...

Rreminds me of the night a car came along side of us and chucked a half full can of beer through the open passenger window of my friend's iroc z. No reason, just drunk dicks I gauess. My buddy was...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-05-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 32,929
Views: 8,022,054
Posted By MiamiMotorcyclist
My Ulysses had no side stand safety switch from...

My Ulysses had no side stand safety switch from fractory so it wouldn't surprise me if harleys come without one too.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-24-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 32,929
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Posted By MiamiMotorcyclist
Windscreen spikes are an automatic fail all by...

Windscreen spikes are an automatic fail all by themselves.
Forum: Thumpers 04-19-2013, 07:32 PM
Replies: 44,775
Views: 8,655,419
Posted By MiamiMotorcyclist
Just like mine. Been running them since 08. They...

Just like mine. Been running them since 08. They work well.
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2013, 09:33 AM
Replies: 44,775
Views: 8,655,419
Posted By MiamiMotorcyclist
That really is a cool stand. Hate how mine just...

That really is a cool stand. Hate how mine just drops. Not a big deal but kind of crude in comparison.
Forum: The Garage 04-13-2013, 09:27 AM
Replies: 1,336
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Posted By MiamiMotorcyclist
Hate to admit but I think I did that once too. ...

Hate to admit but I think I did that once too.
Kind of like turning the light switch on when you enter a room even thougn you know the power is out. Or trying to flick the switch up when it already...
Forum: Road warriors 04-05-2013, 01:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,373
Posted By MiamiMotorcyclist
Almost bought one back in the day (1994) but...

Almost bought one back in the day (1994) but ended up buying a 900rr instead.
The 900rr cost me less than the 750 would have, I worked at a dealer that sold both at the time
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-20-2013, 03:56 PM
Replies: 32,929
Views: 8,022,054
Posted By MiamiMotorcyclist
318 CURVES not corners.

318 CURVES not corners.
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2013, 01:10 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,185
Posted By MiamiMotorcyclist
Those bikes were good looking, better looking...

Those bikes were good looking, better looking when they were without the swooshy stripes but still good lucking as it is.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-11-2013, 06:48 PM
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Posted By MiamiMotorcyclist
Mopeds have cranks and pedals and in theory can...

Mopeds have cranks and pedals and in theory can be ridden like a bicycle. Lots of drag though that's why I say in theory.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-19-2012, 03:13 PM
Replies: 32,929
Views: 8,022,054
Posted By MiamiMotorcyclist
I'm sure they wanted to show off the single sided...

I'm sure they wanted to show off the single sided swing arm. Probably corbin.

Yep. Corbin.

http://www.corbin.com/honda/hrunebag.shtml

Edit- from their site, "At the bottom we mold close...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 09-19-2012, 01:50 PM
Replies: 5,576
Views: 456,388
Posted By MiamiMotorcyclist
Haven't been there in ages but on another site I...

Haven't been there in ages but on another site I do read about the police cracking down on them once in a while.

I never did understand begging for attention with an open pipe, I'd rather be more...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 09-18-2012, 05:52 PM
Replies: 5,576
Views: 456,388
Posted By MiamiMotorcyclist
I think there are a couple down here in Miami....

I think there are a couple down here in Miami. The new fuddruckers 14875 South Dixie Hwy I think happens on thursday.
They still do Hooters in Pembroke Pines on Wed I believe.

I have been going...
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2012, 05:10 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,185
Posted By MiamiMotorcyclist
I seem to remember a magazine oat the time saying...

I seem to remember a magazine oat the time saying it looked like, "an explosion at the Crayola factory." Though they might have been talking about a GSXR at the time. It was either that or the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2012, 12:10 PM
Replies: 44,775
Views: 8,655,419
Posted By MiamiMotorcyclist
Yellow and black WRR was a limited edition sold...

Yellow and black WRR was a limited edition sold in Japan but you may have a point. Though I remember yamaha as yellow and black before I remember Suzuki being yellow (with blue seats) starting in the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-06-2012, 05:28 PM
Replies: 32,929
Views: 8,022,054
Posted By MiamiMotorcyclist
I hate those stick on fake vents. Bad enough...

I hate those stick on fake vents.
Bad enough when manufacturers put fake vents on things but stick ons are the worst.
I see them on all sorts of stuff around here but that fuel tank might take the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-05-2012, 06:58 PM
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Views: 8,022,054
Posted By MiamiMotorcyclist
http://www.baddasschaps.com/custom-motorcycle-leat...

http://www.baddasschaps.com/custom-motorcycle-leather/home.php?cat=104

"Whether a full dresser or chopped to the gills, no properly equipped motorcycle should be without at least one of our...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-05-2012, 06:56 PM
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Views: 8,022,054
Posted By MiamiMotorcyclist
We've touched on that thing, it is to whip cars...

We've touched on that thing, it is to whip cars and there is a website that sells them. Living the stereotype of a bad HD rider. (As opposed to a true motorcyclist that just happens to like harleys.)...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-05-2012, 06:18 PM
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Views: 8,022,054
Posted By MiamiMotorcyclist
Not to mention that the pics serve as a reminder...

Not to mention that the pics serve as a reminder to be extra cautious out there. The photogs have documented big trucks causing danger and helped push to keep them off of Deal's Gap. They often...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-04-2012, 02:29 PM
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Posted By MiamiMotorcyclist
Haha I love that sticker. And it looks like you...

Haha I love that sticker. And it looks like you found it the same place I have. On a fly zapper tennis racket from harbor freight.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-21-2012, 01:31 PM
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Views: 8,022,054
Posted By MiamiMotorcyclist
+1 and if you didn't go to the site then you...

+1

and if you didn't go to the site then you missed this one, nothing to do with this thread but thought I'd share it anyway.

<iframe width="560" height="315"...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-12-2012, 06:33 PM
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Views: 8,022,054
Posted By MiamiMotorcyclist
It doesn't have to be a visible handicap either....

It doesn't have to be a visible handicap either. I used to get bent out of shape seeing someone get out of a car with a handicap tag and look to be fine. Figured they were gaming the system.
A...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-05-2012, 06:33 PM
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Posted By MiamiMotorcyclist
That's scary. And I also cringe when I see...

That's scary. And I also cringe when I see windscreen and other type spikes on bikes, usually sportbikes.
There is a motorcycle with a broken windscreen that I see parked in front of a house I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-02-2012, 02:55 PM
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Views: 8,022,054
Posted By MiamiMotorcyclist
Confused about the air filter? It's turbo...

Confused about the air filter? It's turbo charged and that is the intake side of turbo. You can see the pipes on the other side.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-25-2012, 07:04 PM
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Views: 8,022,054
Posted By MiamiMotorcyclist
I tend to agree and did much of the same. Minus...

I tend to agree and did much of the same. Minus the BB gun fights, always had more respect for them than that. Though we did have wrist rocket fights using hard, green berries about the size of a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-25-2012, 05:38 PM
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Views: 8,022,054
Posted By MiamiMotorcyclist
Okay, not at the Gap but a good fail. I amost...

Okay, not at the Gap but a good fail. I amost didn't snap the picture because I hate to be that guy. I'm sure she'll have fond memories of riding with dad if she survives. The worst thing was that...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-24-2012, 03:07 PM
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Views: 8,022,054
Posted By MiamiMotorcyclist
It already was an instant classic waaay back in...

It already was an instant classic waaay back in this thread somewhere. Still funny looking none the less.

I guess adding the sign with it might be a new twist though.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-22-2012, 05:19 PM
Replies: 32,929
Views: 8,022,054
Posted By MiamiMotorcyclist
:rofl Maybe in a pool scene though... One...

:rofl Maybe in a pool scene though...

One of them, Estrada? did have an accident while riding for the show as I remember.


That show was classic, the pile ups at the begining caused by...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-22-2012, 10:18 AM
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Views: 8,022,054
Posted By MiamiMotorcyclist
Crash bar did it's job, looks pretty scarred. ...

Crash bar did it's job, looks pretty scarred.

I've done way worse than that boo boo on his knee on a skateboard while wearing jeans. He got lucky.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-17-2012, 02:07 PM
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Views: 8,022,054
Posted By MiamiMotorcyclist
Much easier to get to the edges in TN/SC than it...

Much easier to get to the edges in TN/SC than it is anywhere here in the flatlands. I can force the issue on flat turns or go faster than I should through on/off ramps to use some edge but the ramps...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-16-2012, 03:47 PM
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Views: 8,022,054
Posted By MiamiMotorcyclist
Not sure about all of them, some center ones may...

Not sure about all of them, some center ones may be from a burnout BUT that last one on the 'Busa is an ex-tire.
That is a lot of thread showing. Probably the stupid, I'll use up the sides on...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-11-2012, 01:38 PM
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Views: 8,022,054
Posted By MiamiMotorcyclist
Well in the other movie, the bike came apart from...

Well in the other movie, the bike came apart from the car as an escape vehicle after he killed the car. So at least in the movie world there is a reason for it being a car tire... other than getting...
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2012, 04:06 PM
Replies: 44,775
Views: 8,655,419
Posted By MiamiMotorcyclist
I use yamabond. Though I think I have the honda...

I use yamabond. Though I think I have the honda equivalent right now.

http://www.amazon.com/Yamalube-Yamabond-4-3-oz/dp/B00545V1ZE/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1341875144&sr=8-1&keywords=yamabond
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-05-2012, 02:48 PM
Replies: 32,929
Views: 8,022,054
Posted By MiamiMotorcyclist
We have turns, they are all 90 degrees onto...

We have turns, they are all 90 degrees onto another street. No banking. The only banked curves are on ramps and off ramps with concrete walls to run into.

I find the banked curves are easier than...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-04-2012, 01:29 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 14,487
Posted By MiamiMotorcyclist
When I had the Buell, I used the kill switch...

When I had the Buell, I used the kill switch because of the location of the key and I believe, no sidestand kill switch. It's been a while but I don't think that bike had a sidestand kill switch.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-04-2012, 12:45 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 14,487
Posted By MiamiMotorcyclist
But why turn it off before you are at a complete...

But why turn it off before you are at a complete stop? I guess maybe you are keeping the fumes down to a minimum.
My garage is detached from the house so I don't worry about it. Besides I shut off...
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2012, 12:42 PM
Replies: 44,775
Views: 8,655,419
Posted By MiamiMotorcyclist
Pretty sure the 2010 WR250X came with white...

Pretty sure the 2010 WR250X came with white plastics, or some of them did.

Or - http://www.wheelingcyclesupply.com/shop/1/4/index.shtml
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-04-2012, 12:29 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 14,487
Posted By MiamiMotorcyclist
Clutch might have come in handy too. That would...

Clutch might have come in handy too. That would be my first response even as I hit the kill switch.
I'd rather the engine shoot to redline than get hurtled towards something.

I am another...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-30-2012, 12:49 PM
Replies: 32,929
Views: 8,022,054
Posted By MiamiMotorcyclist
:D My Bad.

:D My Bad.
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